Wireless Connectivity

The Intel® Joule™ module contains an integrated Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 adapter.

Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 highlights

Wi-Fi* features

  • Dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz with MIMO 2x2
  • Antenna Diversity is supported
  • Radio on/off control via software
  • Supports seamless roaming between access points; within respective band and mode of access point
  • Compatible with Wi-Fi* Alliance protocols - note, module is NOT Wi-Fi* Alliance certified
    • Wi-Fi* CERTIFIED™ a/b/g/n/ac
    • WMM*, WMM-PS, WPA*, WPA2*, and WPS2*
    • Protected Management Frames
    • Wi-Fi* Direct® for peer to peer device connections
    • Wi-Fi* CERTIFIED™ Miracast Source
  • IEEE WLAN Standards:
  • IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11w, 802.11r, 802.11k

Bluetooth® Highlights

Dual mode Bluetooth® 4.2 Smart (Low Energy) enabling BR/EDR protocols

  • Supports Bluetooth® Core Specification Version 4.2 with provisions for supporting future specifications
  • Bluetooth® Class 1 or Class 2 transmitter operation

Supported Bluetooth® profiles

  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) (Source/Sink)1
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) (Controller/Target)1
  • Basic Imaging Profile (BIP) (Initiator/Responder)
  • Basic Printing Profile (BPP) (Sender)
  • File Transfer Profile (FTP) (Client/Server)
  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
  • Generic Attribute Profile (GATT)
  • Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) (Source/Sink)1
  • Generic Object Exchange Profile (GOEP) (Client/Server)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP) (Audio Gateway) with Wide-Band Speech support (WBS)1
  • Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP) (Client)
  • Headset Profile (HSP) (Audio Gateway)1
  • HID over GATT profile (HOGP) (Host), also known as Low Energy HID profile2
  • Object Push Profile (OPP) (Client/Server)
  • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) (Client)
  • Synchronization Profile (SYNC) (Client)


  • Authentication: WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
  • Authentication Protocols: PAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP*, MS-CHAPv2
  • Encryption: 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP
  • Wi-Fi* Direct® Encryption and Authentication: WPA2, AES-CCMP

Wireless antenna connectors

The module contains two MHF4 (U.FL compatible) antenna connectors that are labeled 1 and 2 with a triangle-shaped mark.

  • A1 is dedicated to the Wi-Fi* service
  • A2 supports both Wi-Fi* and Bluetooth® services

The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 support site

See http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/intel-wi-fi-products/intel-dual-band-wireless-ac-8000-series/intel-dual-band-wireless-ac-8260.html for more information.


End-use equipment integrating the device has to be authorized as required by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") or it has to be operated in accordance with the FCC's rules on operation of unauthorized devices (47 C.F.R. § 2.805), including obtaining approval from any licensed spectrum operator, if the end-use equipment will use such operator's spectrum


See also Regulatory Information for the Intel® Joule™ Compute Module.

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